Alvin Arthur Schroeder, 76

Published 7:01 am Sunday, February 12, 2017

Alvin Arthur Schroeder, 76, of Monticello, Minnesota, passed away on Jan. 31, 2017, in Mesa, Arizona.

Al was born on June 30, 1940, in Early, Iowa, to Arthur and Julia (Schrieber) Schroeder. He grew up in southern Minnesota, worked as electrician all of his life and owned Schroeder Electric in Austin, Minnesota, for many years. Al was united in marriage to Marlene Ohm on Dec. 28, 1957. He had made his home in Monticello since 2002. He enjoyed casinos, spending time at the Monticello Senior Citizens Center, and square dancing. He was also a part of a breakfast club which gathered every Saturday.



Al is survived by grandsons, Ryan (Wendy), and Jared; great-grandchildren, Lucas and Audrey; daughter-in-law, Judy Schroeder; sister, Marlene (Jerry) Morse; brothers, Dan, Ron and Art (Jadeen); brothers-in-law, Jim Smith, Orris (Marlene) Ohm, and Myron (Ann) Ohm; sister-in-law, Val Burns; fiancé Carol O’Hearn; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents; Arthur and Julia; wife, Marlene; son, Brad; and sister, Diane.

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Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16, at Zion Lutheran Church, 1200 Highway 25 South, Buffalo, Minnesota. A memorial service will follow at 11 a.m. Interment will be at 1 p.m. in Friday, Feb. 17, at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery of Waltham, Minnesota.

Funeral arrangements are with the Peterson-Grimsmo Chapel of Monticello.